"Meryem" was a force on Twitter during the Gezi Park protests, tweeting news and information in Turkish and in English. She was covering the protests 22 hours a day — but that's a difficult pace to maintain when protest movements lose steam.
A photographer and a Turkish set designer started building domestic scenes on the street of New York. What started out as an art project has become a commentary on our disposable culture and how public space is valued.
Since late January, someone has been posting audio recordings on YouTube of phone calls between people said to be Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circle. The prime minister says they're fake, and part of a plot to take down his government.
Jordan Matson, from Racine, Wisconsin, was once a soldier in the US Army. Today Matson is a volunteer fighter with a Kurdish militia in northern Syria, fighting against ISIS and hoping to bring more Americans over to join the war.
Forty-three transgender people have been killed in Turkey since 2008, the highest number in Europe, according to the group Transgender Europe. But most killings of LGBT members in Turkey go unreported.